[artinfo] JOB OPENING--AMNH Mead Festival/Public Programs

Public Programs publicprograms at amnh.org
Thu Jul 22 17:49:29 CEST 2010


Please see below for details on an open position at the American Museum of
Natural History. All interested applicants should send their CV and cover
letter to publicprograms at amnh.org.

The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world's preeminent
scientific and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum
has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret and disseminate
information about human cultures, the natural world and the universe through
a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education and exhibition. The
Museum is renowned for its exhibitions and scientific collections, which
serve as a field guide to the entire planet and present a panorama of the
world's cultures. 

Public Programs Associate 

This Public Programs Associate works with the Public Programs division of
the Education Department, and reports to the Associate Director of Public
Programs. This position assists with operations and programming of the
Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival, while also helping to implement the
full calendar of public programs. (S)he also manages 3-5 interns each term
and serves as direct Public Programs liaison with the
Communications/Marketing/Digital Division. Specific tasks include, but are
not limited to: 

€ Assist with all film festival operations 
€ Participate in all festival programming and panel discussion design 
€ Coordinate development of community-programming partners 
€ Assist in cultural and science programming for adult and family audiences 
€ Coordinate program logistics and manage event details 
€ Prepare contracts and assist with budget tracking 
€ Collaborate with internal Museum divisions on Web, Marketing, and Media
Relations efforts 
€ Oversee data collection and analysis from program surveys 
€ Manage hiring, training, and overseeing interns 

€ Knowledge and/or passion for international documentary film and new media 
€ Knowledge and/or passion for public events featuring science and culture 
€ Interested in all aspects of public programming, from adult lectures to
family workshops to non-festival film screenings 
€ At least 2 years experience working with film festivals or public programs
and events 
€ Excellent written and oral communication skills 
€ Highly organized and detail oriented 
€ Team player who can juggle multiple projects and work well under tight
€ Ability to work some nights/weekends a must 
€ Proficiency in using MS Excel, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and
FileMaker Pro 

Applicants interested in applying may send their resume, specifying salary
history and requirements to: publicprograms at amnh.org 

The American Museum of Natural History is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative
Action Employer. The Museum encourages Women, Minorities, Persons with
Disabilities, Vietnam Era and Disabled Veterans to apply. The Museum does
not discriminate due to age, sex, religion, race, color, national origin,
disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other
factor prohibited by law. 

If special accommodations are needed in applying for a position, please call
the Office of Human Resources. 

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only
able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the
needs of the open position. 

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